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How will parathyroid hormone affect vitamin d absorption?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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In brief: Vit D helps the
Intestines absorb calcium.
However, the vitamin d must first be activated or by parathyroid hormone (pth). Once activated, vitamin d acts to greatly increase the amount of calcium that the intestines can absorb from food, sometimes by as much as two to four times. The body can either make its own vitamin d using a process that requires sunlight or obtain vitamin d directly from the diet.

In brief: Vit D helps the
Intestines absorb calcium.
However, the vitamin d must first be activated or by parathyroid hormone (pth). Once activated, vitamin d acts to greatly increase the amount of calcium that the intestines can absorb from food, sometimes by as much as two to four times. The body can either make its own vitamin d using a process that requires sunlight or obtain vitamin d directly from the diet.
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